Entry visa for a short-term stay in Hungary is not required for most
European nationals, the USA, Canada, and Japan. For visa and other
requirements, please contact the Hungarian embassy or consulate in
your respective countries. In case of any other visa question, please
contact the web side as follows: www.kum.hu
Arriving at Budapest
The ”Ferihegy 2” Airport is located 10-12 km from the Budapest city center.
International flights landing at terminal 2A (Malev Hungarian Airlines),
or terminal 2B (other airlines).
Trip to Debrecen by own
Debrecen is located in the Eastern part of Hungary, 230 km from the capital,
Budapest. The journey should be by car or the most confortable possibillity,
The journey by car takes about 150 min, and the toll costs about 2500-3000
HUF (cca. 10-15 EUR) on M3 motorway - then approximately 30 min on
Route 35 from motorway end-point, Polgar.
Airport Minibus Service - after landing, you can get a direct minibus
service at Arrivals of ”Ferihegy 2” Airport to Budapest ”Keleti” Railway
Station (cca. 10 EUR, 20-30 min).
- are also available at the Arrivals of ”Ferihegy 2” Airport to
Budapest ”Keleti” Railway Station. The fares may differ substantially
(cca. 10-30 EUR, 20-30 min).
The regular InterCity trains
- are frequently departing from Budapest
”Keleti” Railway Station to Debrecen from 7.05 a.m. till 7.05 p.m. in
every 1-2 hours. Journey takes 2 hours 40 min. You can have more information
about the trains at: www.elvira.hu
Trip to Debrecen by a special shuttle bus + train transfer
We are going to provide you a special shuttle bus and train transfer
service on 1 September 2004 concerning the transfer from Budapest “Ferihegy
2” Airport to Debrecen Congress Venue, and back, after the Congress
from Debrecen to Budapest “Keleti” Railway Station.
From ”Ferihegy 2” Airport to Budapest ”Keleti” Railway Station there
is a special shuttle bus.
We offer our help to buy the train ticket Budapest - Debrecen - Budapest
for the participants with a transfer from Debrecen Railway Station
to the Congress Venue.
The return train ticket gives a possibility to go back after the
Congress to Budapest ”Keleti” Railway Station, if you choose this
Please, give us the arriving and departing time on “Personal
Requests Form” till 10 August.
An ”Information Desk - ISEM” will be set up only on 1 September
2004 at the ”Ferihegy 2” Airport to welcome and pick up you at the Arrivals
(terminal 2A - for Malev Hungarian Airlines, or terminal 2B - for other
Hungary has continental climate. The average temperature during daytime
The organizers do not accept any responsibility for injuries or losses
sustained by to persons or personal belongings during the conference.
Participants are therefore strongly advised to carry appropriate travelling
and health insurance.
Electricity supplies and telephone services
The two pin connecting plug (220 V, 50 Hz) is similar to that used in
most European countries but it is different from one used in the US,
UK, and Japan. Coin and card phones are available both for local and
international calls at the hotels, phone boxes and at the Post Offices.
For international calls, one should first dial 00, wait for a second
tone, then dial the country code followed by the area code and the
number to be called.
All registered delegates and accompanied persons are required to wear
their name badge when attending sessions and social events.
Refreshments and coffee will be served in the Trade Exhibition Area during
Lunch will be served in the restaurant of the Congress Venue.
Technical and pharmaceutical exhibitions will be open daily throughout
the Congress. Tea and coffee will be offered in the exhibition area.
For details, potential exhibitors should contact the Congress Secretariat.
During the congress urgent messages may be left at the following mobile
00 (36-30) 996-7081
00 (36-30) 922-2569
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